StarTraq receives a high commendation
StarTraq Ltd and the North Yorkshire Police Traffic Bureau (NYPTB) have received a high commendation at the Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Awards on the 8th December 2015.
The commendation was awarded because the NYPTB has invested in mobile enforcement camera technology in conjunction with StarTraq’s back office software to deliver a system that is saving lives on the roads in North Yorkshire.
Following a detailed feasibility study into the benefits and practical considerations of safety cameras, North Yorkshire Police Traffic Bureau (NYPTB) decided to introduce mobile enforcement camera vans in June 2011. Since then:
- The number of offences captured by the cameras has increased thus acting as a deterrent to speeding motorists.
- The number of people killed or seriously injured (KSI) on North Yorkshire’s roads has been reduced.
- Efficiency has been improved by installing the StarTraq Dome back office for traffic offence processing.
High-tech safety cameras were used to capture the speed of the vehicle but also other offence types such as not wearing a seatbelt and using a mobile phone whilst driving. All different offence types are being processed through one back office solution, namely the StarTraq Dome.
Increased efficiencies have been achieved by utilising the StarTraq Dome back office solution for traffic offence management. The Dome allows NYPTB to verify traffic offences, issue all Notices of Intended Prosecution within 14 days, automatically divert offenders to driver education and quickly prepare court files. The Dome has been essential for NYPTB to process the growth of captured offences from 1200 per month in 2011 to 4400 per month in 2015.
The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards recognise achievements and innovations which will improve road safety. Each year the most outstanding examples of international road safety initiatives are given public recognition through the scheme.
For more information on the commendation please go to www.startraq.com
StarTraq Ltd provide the 50% of the UK police forces with software solutions to automate traffic offence processing e.g. speeding and red-light offences. The architecture of their flagship product, the DOME, enables it to be used for a wide range of other purposes for the police e.g. licencing, collision reports and body cam data.
The DOME can also be used by local authorities for bus lane and environmental enforcement or by private organisations for tolling and congestion charging. Ultimately, the main benefits of choosing StarTraq are quantifiable operational efficiencies driven by automation and versatility.